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by madmel
Sat Mar 05, 2011 4:18 pm
Forum: L400 Technical
Topic: CVI Shop Talk For The L400.
Replies: 12
Views: 9686

Re: CVI Shop Talk For The L400.

Great info guys (despite the banter ; ) One suggestion is DO NOT use WD40 on an electrical connection...or anywhere else on an automobile for that matter!!! Use contact cleaner then proper electrical grease or paste. I also have a habit of using a touch of brake clean after the constact cleaner (as ...
by madmel
Sat Mar 05, 2011 3:18 pm
Forum: L400 Technical
Topic: New to L400's ? What to look for and/or replace on 4M40 2.8L
Replies: 22
Views: 7754

Re: New to L400's ? What to look for and/or replace on 4M40

jfarsang I totally agree throw those JDM tires away...I have been a mechanic for 20 years and never seen the inside do as you described unless driven flat. However I do believe they use harder rubber compounds so the tires can survive the atrocious ambient temps in Japan....clost to if not 40C. So c...
by madmel
Sat Mar 05, 2011 1:48 pm
Forum: L400 Technical
Topic: New to L400's ? What to look for and/or replace on 4M40 2.8L
Replies: 22
Views: 7754

Re: New to L400's ? What to look for and/or replace on 4M40

A runaway diesel still needs air and fuel. If the RPM is NOT out of hand take off an intake pipe and try and block it with a block of wood, some heavy gauge metal or something (something that will not get sucked in...WATCH YOUR CLOTHING AND HANDS!!! there will be more suction than you expect)....I h...

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